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Pequot Library

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Summer Book Sale

Pequot Library's 56th ANNUAL BOOK SALE 
“The Best Book Sale in New England”

Friday, July 22 to Tuesday, July 26, 2016

OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc.

Admission is free, and open to the public. All Sale proceeds help fund Pequot Library's over 750 annual programs and events for all ages.


Friday, July 22 9am to 7pm DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 23 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
Sunday, July 24 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
Monday, July 25 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 26 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

Join us as a Volunteer!
Sign up online or download a Volunteer Form.

Application for Books for Teachers Voucher.

High quality books at reasonable prices
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express Accepted

Shop the Book Sale in style - bring your own reusable bags!

View Pequot Library's Numbers Policy.

Rare and Collectible “Specials” conveniently located in one room.

"Specials" Online Catalog of higher value and/or scarce items: Available in July

Buyers have an opportunity to purchase two (2) Specials in advance of the sale, at a premium of 25% above the catalog price. The advance sale starts Saturday July 16 and is by appointment only, schedule yours at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Over 55 categories, including your favorites:

    • Children’s Books
    • Art and Photography
    • Business
    • Biography
    • Several sections of History:  USA, European, World, and Military
    • Computer Software and Books
    • Cooking,
    • Crafts and Style
    • Foreign Language
    • Gardening
    • Mystery and Thriller
    • Romance
    • Science
    • Sports
    • Science Fiction
    • Current Fiction
    • Classic Fiction
    • Poetry and Drama
    • Trade Paperbacks
    • CDs, DVDs, records, tapes, and Audiobooks
    • Sheet music, music books, comic books, prints

Scanners & other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted.

Bodega Fri, Sat, Sun 11:30am – 2:30pm
Paula’s Ice Cream Fri, Sat 3pm – 5pm
Shake Shack Sat 12pm – 2pm
Phil & Tom Ice Cream Sun 3pm – 5pm

Exit 19 off I-95 south to 720 Pequot Ave, Southport 
(203) 259-0346

Parking: In Pequot Library's parking lot, or the Trinity Episcopal Church* parking lot (on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street), or in the Southport Congregational Church parking lot (524 Pequot Avenue and across from church) or, on the weekend, in the train station parking lot (400 Center Street).

* "Park for Food" at Trinity Church during the busiest weekend days in exchange for a donation of food or funds. All proceeds benefit St. Luke's Bridgeport Food Pantry. On Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, Trinity Church volunteers will direct cars to available parking in the church’s parking lot, in exchange for canned food or donations.

Important facts to know about the Pequot Library Summer Book Sale:
1. Unlike sales at other libraries, this one is critical for the operations of Pequot Library, given that the town provides only a third of its operating budget.
2. Pequot Library is a jewel in the Fairfield community for its traditional library services and its many cultural, music, and arts programs.
3. Because of the long-time community support, this sale is the largest in the region offering the most extensive selection of books, records, etc.
4. Pequot’s offerings of “specials” is consistently the finest.
5. “Books for Teachers” program, thanks to generous funding from the Reneé B. Fisher Foundation, provides book vouchers to under-served schools and teachers in Bridgeport and New Haven, CT.

Thank you to our generous sponsors: